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in the administration of the andrew jackson. first key helped taney become the u.s. attorney general and then the secretary of the treasury and then in 1836, the chief justice of the supreme court. roger tawney went on to right the dred scott digs in the 1857 which effectively legalized slavery and hastened the coming of the civil war. to key and tawnye were inseparable and influential and important in a way totally forgotten. in washington there is key bridge which crosses the potomac river, right by where it is a park that where key used to live, his house. in the park there is lots of exhibts devoted to him. and there is one that says key was active in anti-slavery causes. and this is flat wrong. it is completely wrong. it would be much more accurate to say key was active in suppressing anti-slavery causes. part of the point of this book to remind people of all the things we really don't want to remember about our own history. so this is a book, also a book about the real francis scott key. but i don't want to give the wrong impression. this book is not a polemical book. it is not
hoping to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. they have five days to do it. >> hallie jackson joins us live with more on that. >> the other deadline has to do with the debt ceiling. the treasury is making moves. otherwise we have the debt limit on monday. that is the last day of fiscal cliff talks. the president departed hawaii to return to washington where it is not just the temperature that is chillier. talks cooled over the holidays over how to avoid the massive tax hikes. >> taxes are going to go up no matter what. they go up a lot more and that is where the political hit comes. >> house republicans point the finger at the other chamber saying the senate must act on a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff. the gop is blamed for the holdup. no further legislation can move unless republicans drop their knee-jerk obstruction. the mayfield gradual at first, except on wall street. >> the reaction of the financial markets and the stock markets. you could see something quick. >> a top ceo is hoping to jolts them into action. >> i am maintaining my optimism that we will see the republicans and ad
which is happening tonight as we speak. also, as supplies from the obama team, ep achieve lisa jackson stepping down. can the coal companies finally breathe a sigh of relief? guess what happened in britain when the uk banned handguns. the surprising result that could change the gun control debate. "the kudlow report" start ises right now. >>> the big news tonight, still the developments in washington on the fiscal cliff, eamon javers joins us with the details. >> good evening, meshel. capitol hill sources tell cnbc that congressional leaders are planning to go to the white house tomorrow to meet with president barack obama and it is not entirely clear at this point when that meeting will take place and details are still being hammered out and we saw today a blistering series of rhetorical jabs from one side to the other and it's not clear as a result of all that whether a deal can, in fact, get hammered out in the remaining time before new year's eve and take a listen to senate republican leader mitch mcconnell earlier today explaining the problems he's facing in washington. take a lis
" and after that another hobbit movie, it will be a "hobbit" trilogy. >> peter jackson is just really churning them out. >> will tolken wrote a lot of books and he's jackson is turning them out one another. there's some in the tolkien community wonder if there's too much hobbit. he stretched one book to three movies. i don't know if you saw the first one. >> three movies that will make a lot of money. >> the first is almost three hours long. >> were they all shot at the same time like other movies? >> all pretty much shot at the same time. there's still work to do on the other two post production stuff but peter jackson has the last "hobbit" movie and second pretty much all done on his computer. just doing post production stuff. >> and shooting it in his native new zealand. >> it's a boon for the economy. >> wonderful setting. there's going to be a "star trek" film coming out? >> why not. j.j. abrams, people thought he couldn't do it, casting young actors, schatner and kirk and spock, younger guys playing the roles and it was a huge hit, coming down with original story "star trek: into darknes
obama's administration is stepping down. lisa jackson, head of the veermtal protection agency. jackson answers tenure includes mat matches. they've praised the effort with families close. >>> the late senator daniel inouye's successor will be sworn in today. hawaii's lieutenant governor flew to washington with president obama earlier today. he was chosen for the position by neal abercrombie despite inouye's choice that colleen take his seat. he's just 40 years old. >>> and russian president vladimir putin says he will sign a law banning adoptions of russian children by american citizens. putin has indicated he is, quote, retaliating against an american law that punishes russians accused of human rights violations. the state department says it is deeply troubled by provisions in the russian bill. >>> if senate seats could be won by persistence alone, scott brown might just take the prize. he lost in a marathon of a battle against elizabeth warren just last month. now, scott brown may be gearing up for his third election in just as many years, something that he alluded to in his senate f
something like $.5 billion at the box office. ann curry takes us to new zealand to show us how peter jackson and his team brought the middle earth to life. >>> and we're going to get you ready for your new year's eve bash. we have some delicious cocktails that will really impress your guests. >> natalie was just saying how much she was looking forward to the cocktail segment. before that, we're going to get another check of the weather. we turn to maria larosa in for al this morning. >> we're tracking another system that's going to bringystem that's going to be bring stormy weather, snowy weather across much of the country once again and as we get to tomorrow, the snow will be in through the ohio valley into the northeast and generally, one to three and there will be some spots with more. showers from the southeast to the mid-atlantic. mid section is quiet but cold. we'll see temperatures well below average once again. arctic air through the northern tier. our west, pushing snow into parts of the colorado rockies and you see the showers developing across texas by sunday. and sunshine returns
otherwise. >> the jackson. >> more turmoil for the jackson family. the teenage daughter, paris announcing that her grandmother when the missing. and this was prompted by a judge that suspended her ownership /guardianship. they however, came to correct these accusations. >> if it was a pleasure or a guilty pleasure they could not turn away from this dutbeauty pageant reality show. >> and also of this car regio korean you tube sensation was the no. 1 on the you tube. with over 970 million. however, the new-found fame was not without controversy. anti-american on 20 04 resurfaced on mind. the apologized saying that these work emotionally charged. also, the sesame street to voice of elmo facing accusations of sexual misconduct with minors. >> and this highly publicized affair with this director and the actress, kristin stewart. she released a very public statement. she was asking for forgiveness. and just in time for the premier of the twilight saw got in the month of november. >> the celebrity shockwaves through the entertainment world. >> after six years of marriage, the divorce. >> what wa
me for a look back at the presidential highs and lows of 2012, usa today's david jackson. good afternoon, rather, how are you? >> good afternoon, luke, thanks for having me. >> so what do you say are some of the biggest moments of the year? i would say supporting same-sex marriage was certainly very significant, the immigration executive order he signed, which were two politically expedient, albeit controversial issues, that he took head on. >> that's right, we just saw one of the most famous moments was the gay marriage declaration, which was kind of an accident, if you recall. vice president biden went on a sunday show and expressed his support and the white house felt increased pressure and decided to move up president obama's own announcement to a few days after. the rollout wasn't what the white house wanted but something they'd been thinking about for a long time. the immigration issue, presidents who face opposition in congress often resort to executive actions. obama even had a program for it called "we can't wait." the most famous "we can't wait" provision was on immig
have to say joey jackson joining us former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, and trial attorney rebecca rose woodland. i didn't see in that video whether that was either of you two in the range but i digress. i got more responses when i posed this question out to the internet world than i have on a lot of issues. >> oh, yeah. jamie: joey, do the people who may claim there was a breach of their privacy even owe the paper obtained the information legally have a case? >> they have no case whatsoever, all right? now this is obviously a major public policy concern. in the wake of these shootings which has devstated the country, right? people are concerned, people have a right to know. what did the paper do? what they did as you mentioned, jamie, they acted through legal channels. they filed a foia request. what does that mean? freedom of information law. this is information the general public could have obtained on their own. the paper obtained it. finally, listen to this, there is a provision within foia and it says if the government feels request is unduly intrusive or invase i hav
in president obama's cabinet. lisa jackson for the environmental protection agency will step down from her post after the president's state of the union speech. she began in 1987 as a scientist. >>> talk back question for you today. will america ever come together on guns? your responses, next. ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by or
of united states andrew jackson says the supreme court made a decision now enforce it. and he sends troops not to enforce the decision but to eject the indians were the good on to number oklahoma on the trails and the descendants live there to this day. then go forward to the efforts that were made to desegregate. when holmes was on the court it was a decision pretty clearly they are keeping a black person from the polls, contrary to what the 15th amendment says and he says we can't really strictest on because nobody will do it when we say it. we are not unfamiliar with this kind of problem maybe not as serious, it depends. so what i usually say because i believe it so much, i think a great day in the history of all of the united states in respect to establishing a rule of law was the day when the nine little rock were finally ordered after brown v board said after segregationist contrary to the constitution then you have a case that it arises out of little rock. little rock begins when a judge says we mean that. by the way the first year after brown what happened? the second year nothing.
, lisa jackson, has announced she is stepping down. the move ends a four-year tenure marked by high-profile fights with business groups and republicans. >>> and facebook's privacy settings, even tripping up cofounder, mark zuckerberg's family. you think they could figure this out. his sister posted a picture to a personal profile. she thought she clicked on meant for friends only. it ended up being tweeted by a marketing director some 40,000 followers. so from facebook to twitter in a push of a button. jon: take that. nationwide study giving parents something it celebrate other than the fact that their kids are on holiday break right now. this as "the new york times" reports that the battle against childhood obesity may finally be working. obesity rates are declining in parts of the u.s. where this system seemed toughest to resolve. dr. marti mccarry, physician of professor of public health at johns hopkins. what is the headline here, doctor? >> we may start to see the ceiling of child obesity rates. for a long time many of us have been saying where is the end? we've seen the rates
. i'm sure you've read justice jackson's book for judicial supremacy. do you think that john roberts is mindful of this place in his three not wanting to be the key factor in destroying the so-called supremacy of the supreme court of the united states? >> you know, i do think the larger point refer to his roberts cares about his legacy in place of the court and american life in government is very important. i am highly confident in the durability of supremacy at this point. look, if this can survive bush v. gore, it can survive anything. talk to write transparently critical decision that damaged the credibility of the court. but they are just as powerful the next day as they were that day and i don't think if roberts had voted with his conservative colleagues in the obamacare case that the corporative suddenly last judicial supremacy. it would apply some this reputation and roberts cares about that. but john marshall decided marbury versus madison. the superiority of a right to declare laws unconstitutional has been unchallenged since that point out think you that decisions can chang
, michael jackson and his dear friend, stevie wonder and entertainment entrepreneur. we remember him for creating the american music awards. and the golden globes, and of course, the new years rockin' eve with ryan seacrest, this year will actually be remembered in a two hour special before the show airs in times square. >> juliet: let's move on now, neil armstrong. >> yeah, neil armstrong, now, yeah, the astronaut. he was fantastic, obviously, he was the first person to walk on the moon. he did one of the most iconic phrases, that's one more step for man, one giant leap for mankind. already, a decorated war hero and apart from that he became an accomplished aviator at nasa. >> clayton: a humble gentleman who didn't want accolades for his work on the moon and number four on the list just lost recently larry hagman of course, the star of "dallas". >> absolutely, another icon, obviously known as jr ewing in the '80s tv show "dallas". in the '80s, 41 million viewers tuned in to see the answer to who shot jr. dallas the second most watched entertainment show of all time and known for his
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